Friday, May 8, 2015
The gift of some time alone for Mother's Day
Best advice this morning in Dave McGinn's article in the Globe and Mail: The Mother's Day gift every woman wants: Time alone.
It might not sit well with young mothers of a first child but Dave is right on for most of the mothers I know. About breakfast in bed, he warns: "Make it with the kids. But let mom sleep in. Don't go crashing in with burnt toast and a giant bowl of Froot Loops at 7 a.m." How thoughtful... and true.
My definition of "time alone" includes outings with my girlfriends!
As the author of both a guide for families and two walking guides for girlfriends (also interesting for guys, I must say), I've always said to the moms I meet: "Give Toronto Fun Places to your partner, and take the rest of the day off with your girlfriends and a copy of Toronto Urban Strolls."
It is not a surprise that today, Toronto Fun Places ranks #2 on Amazon.ca in three categories: Toronto guides, Ontario guides and Canadian Family Travel guides! (Toronto Urban Strolls 1 also ranks #5 in Toronto guides).